1997 ford escort ghia my drivers seat has a control lever that tilts the seat on 1997 Ford Escort

The seat is now locked in the tilt position, how can I release it, also some electric cables run up to the seat base and to a control , I don' know what this is

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poss broken latch relesae,pull side cover and insp
Hi, the latch and pull cable works ok, but the upper tooth cam is not responding when the lever is pulled
iv seen these that the weld breaks and they need to be welded or repl.i think thats what you are talking about